Nyst Legal is recognised as one of Queensland’s leading criminal and regulatory law firms. Founding director, Chris Nyst, is one of Queensland’s most experienced lawyers and has practiced in criminal law for the past four decades.
Chris and his team at Nyst Legal understand the commercial and broader needs of business at all levels, ensuring the firm delivers the expertise and operational excellence expected of tier-one representation. With offices on the Gold Coast and in Brisbane, the firm practices extensively in all Gold Coast and Brisbane courts, as well as those in other metropolitan and regional centres throughout Queensland and New South Wales.
Chris is a co-founder and current member of the Advisory Board of the internationally-renowned Griffith University Innocence Project. His commitment to the project means our lawyers volunteer their time to work with law students assisting the wrongly convicted in Australia.
Chris is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Griffith University and a regular guest lecturer and speaker on corporate regulation, criminal law and advocacy. He is a member of the Criminal Law Committee of the Queensland Law Society, a former Chair of the Gold Coast City Council Safety Committee, and a former president of the Gold Coast District Law Association. He is also an award-winning novelist and filmmaker, and former director of Screen Queensland.